Eating crabs is a hands-on activity and can be a messy affair. If you want to enjoy them at home, try preparing our version of crab in spicy coconut gravy!
Lemang, or bamboo rice, is made from a mixture of glutinous rice, coconut milk and salt, usually cooked in hollowed out bamboo sticks lined with banana leaves. We found a way to cook this traditional dish in your modern oven without the bamboo stick, but still having the rice take in the wonderful scent from the banana leaves.
Petai, its either you hate it or you love it.. It is known for its medicinal purposes and gives an instant energy boost. The taste is nutty and creamy to petai lovers. It’s often cooked in a spicy sambal sauce with succulent prawns, squid or even crispy fried anchovies.
Happy Deepavali to our Hindu friends, do we have a treat for you! Something we’re all familiar with, Nasi Biryani is known for the aromatic rice as the base for the meat on the dish. For this healthier recipe, we’ve used coconut oil as a replacement for ghee. Basmati rice also has a low –meidum […]
Fragrant coconut rice, deep fried chicken drumsticks, ikan bilis, hard boiled egg, Nasi Lemak is an all-time favourite for us Asians!
Beef Rendang is probably one of the most iconic Asian meat dishes, and worthy of that claim. Our mix of freshly made rempah and toasted coconut adds a load of flavour to the beef.
Happy Hari Raya Aidilfitri to our Muslim friends! We have a treat for you should you be a fan of Belacan and it’s a really easy recipe. By marinating the chicken with belacan, it infuses so much flavor to the chicken that makes it so sedap and shiok when eaten. We also used a double fry technique to ensure more crispiness in the chicken.
Simple and takes less than 20 minutes to cook, we prefer the use of freshly made sambal and large tiger prawns as the sweetness of the prawns balances out the spiciness of the sambal when cooked inside.
Also, we tried our the new NATURamic skillet wok from WMF – It heats up really fast and has a scratch proof surface that’s perfect for stir fry dishes, so if you’re looking for a daily wok then this is for you!
The chicken is baked with turmeric in the oven, before adding it into the rempah. The combination of the spice and sweetness with the tomatoes is simply shiok, to say the least. We’d like to add that it tastes even better if you can wait to eat it the next day.
An Indonesian dish that is a favourite here, Gado Gado is an incredible peanut-ey street dish that is a complete mix of tau kwa, long beans, cabbage, eggs, and that yummy sauce. Fun fact – Gado Gado means “Mix mix”, which is exactly what this dish is about!